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Aug 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
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Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
in washington, today marks the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, a major celebration is planned bringing together former presidents, politicians and dozens of stars but the event is more than just a tribute to the progress made by the civil rights movement, it's a reminder of the work that remains. cnn's don lemon has much more on this. >> reporter: 50 years ago today about a quarter million people marched on the national wall on wash twush demand change. dr. martin luther king jr. sharing his dream for america from the steps of the lincoln memorial. his indelible words a watershed moment in the civil rights movement. today thousand also gather to commemorate the famous words that forever changed our country. >> 50 years ago there was so much fear, people were afraid to be afraid. the fear is gone. our country is better and we are a better people. we still have a distance to go. >> reporter: that distance front and center today as the nation's first black president will add his vision as the marquee speaker at the anniversary celebration. president obama acknowledges that, while
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Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
do something. do something now. this is what set off alarm bells across washington a few days ago. the feeling is that al qaeda and yemen now really in the final stages of planning something and it is a race to figure out what it is that they are planning. kate, chris? >> barbara, thanks so much. >>> hours after being suspended from baseball for performance-enhancing drugs, alex rodriguez woo in the lineup last night for the new york yankees. he heard it from the crowd. just listen. do you hear that? those are boos as he stepped up to the plate in chicago. jason carroll is live at u.s. cellular field. >> reporter: they weren't just booing but shouting and calling him a cheater and lier and saying things like throw the bum out. as for alex rodriguez, he says he is fighting for his life and appealing is the only way to defend himself. the sounds of boos and cheers echoing throughout u.s. cellular field in chicago on monday night as alex rodriguez debuted for the yankees, just hours after major league baseball announced it was suspending him for allegedly using performance-enhancing
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Aug 16, 2013 3:00am PDT
of times each year, this according to an internal audit of documents obtained by "the washington post" from none other than nsa leaker edward snowden. white house correspondent dan lothian is live from martha's vineyard this morning. dan, sounds like there are more big questions for the administration today. >> reporter: that's right, certainly more big questions, kate. you know "the washington post" revealing in this report that the lechl of detail and analysis they uncovered is usually more than typically shared with member of congress or the fisa court that oversees the nation's surveillance programs. >> a general impression has i think taken hold not only among the american public but also around the world that somehow we're out there willy-nilly. >> reporter: that was president obama just days ago assuring the american public that the national security agency was not breaching the trust of its citizens. but a new report out today by "the washington post" may raise new concerns. after combing through the trove of documents leaked by former nsa analyst edward snowden "the post" reports t
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Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
to washington, a long road to washington, john. this happens a lot and chris always jokes because this is what political coverage does. are we setting expectations too high for cory booker? can he really make that big of a splash in a senate and a congress that has more gridlock than ever? >> it is a great question and in some ways cory booker sets expectations high for himself because he's ambitious and active in speaking to the media and social media. he did win the democratic primary but he's the heavy overwhelming favorite. he has the fund-raising advantage. we've called him a rising star in the democratic party. drop that, whether you agree or disagree he's a star in the democratic party. he has a chance to be elected the african-american senator he would be, replacing barack obama last african-american appointed to the senate. he would be a new member of the senate who has a bit of a national stage already because of his high profile as newark mayor, he would be among the most prominent african-american politicians and the question how would he make his mark in the senate? i'd lay this m
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Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
begin with barbara star at the pebt gone. >> good morning, chris. britain and washington will be releasing details on what it has about assad killing his own people. president obama says he hasn't decided what to do but is determined to hold syria accountable. >> we want the assad regime to understand that, by using chemical weapons on a large scale against your own people, against women, against infants, against children, that you are not only breaking international norms and standards of decency, but you're also creating situation where u.s. national interests are affected and that needs to stop. >> reporter: the president left no doubt who ordered the chemical weapons atacks. >> we've concluded the syrian government in fact carried these out. >> reporter: among the evidence intercepts of syrian commanders discussing the movement of chemical weapons to the area of the attack, provided by israeli intelligence. the potential next step, cruise missile strikes has put the u.s. at direct odds with russia >> we do not believe that the syrian regime should be able to hide behi
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Aug 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
for gender identity disorder. >>> in spokane, washington, police are looking for two teenage suspects who they say beat a world war ii veteran to death. investigators say these are the suspects, people who knew 89-year-old delbert belton say he survived getting shot at serving in ok ok during the war only to be savagely beaten to death here at home. >>> embattled san diego mayor bob filner could resign over accusations of sexual harassment. this afternoon the san diego city council will propose a proposal. kgtv says if they approve of the deal filner is out. on thursday scott sherman posted videos of filner moving boxes out of his ofce. >>> nasdaq officials blaming a faulty data link for a three-hour crash that halted trading thursday. america's second largest stock market out of commission. investors were able to buy and sell for the final 35 minutes of the session. the problem has since been fixed. >>> you wonder maybe how does ben affleck look in a cape and cowel? he's been announced as the next batman. some do not think ben is the best choice. #betterbatmanthan benaffleck. steve bushe
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Aug 30, 2013 3:00am PDT
in "the washington post" offering more detail about the raid that killed osama bin laden, it says forensic intelligence agents working in afghanistan confirmed his identity eight hours after he was killed using dna from his corpse. "the post" information is based on data from leaker edward snowden. >>> friday marks san diego mayor bob filner's final day in office at 5:00, city council president todd gloria will take over as interim mayor and a special election is set for november 19th. gloria allred is celebrating his last day, she represents several women harassed by filner. >>> new york is a great place but it took a couple of kittens to shut down the subway, service came to a halt thursday for 90 minutes as they looked for the fugitive fee lines, the rail could be deadly to an unsuspecting cat. at first there was no luck finding the kittens but they were found hours later and taken to a local animal shelter. it would really anger commuters, but come on, look at that face. >> got to save the kittens. good stuff. >> and they did. that's some good news. we'll take a break here on "new day.
CNN
Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
in yemen, a strong hold of one of al qaeda's deadliest affiliates. alarm bells went off across washington when a crucial message was intercepted. >> this is your wake-up call. al qaeda is in many ways stronger than it was for 9/11. >> final planning may be complete. dozens of oours intelligence analyst res scanning deba innin and websites for information. after meeting with commanders, defense secretary chuck hagel ordered u.s. forces in spain and italy on to a higher state of alert. 1500 marines on board, three navy warships in the red sea will now remain off the coast of yemen ready to react. cnn has agreed to an administration's request to withhold details that helped trigger the response because the information is so sensitive. but the top republican on the senate intelligence committee confirms it's the controversial nsa electronic surveillance program that picked up the alarming terrorist chatter. >> what we have heard is some specifics on what's intended to be done and some individuals who are making plans such as we saw before 9/11. >> in the latest we've learned that defense secr
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Aug 20, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >>> the other big head lines 11 western states are on fire. take a look at the map from washington to arizona, 49 wildfires are burning out of control right now. idaho's fweefr creek blaze already scorched over 160 square miles threatening hundreds of homes in sun valley. dan simon is live from hayley, idaho, this morning. good morning, dan. how is the battle going? >> reporter: hi, chris. i have to tell you, crews seem to be cautiously optimistic that they're making some progress, that having all of these resources in place is really making a huge difference, as a first step hundreds of residents were let back into their homes. that said, there are plenty of areas left to burn. fire continuing to ravage one of the country's most scenic spots. drive through the mountains and you can understand why many celebrities like tom hanks, are arnold schwarzenegger and bruce willis choose this area to build multimillion-dollar insurance zoenz and why some insurance companies called their own firefighters to prevent their own calamity. >> athere are many people affected from different socioeconomic back
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Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
's time for all the stories you need to know coming out of washington and around the country. the president rude to members of his own party? that is what some democrats are saying after a meeting on capitol hill yesterday. john king is more on this. the point was to talk strategy ahead of the august recess but the headline coming out had nothing to do with it. it was tension, he is rude and dismissive. what happened to the charm offensive? >> you know you don't have to scratch very deep to get stories of complaints about the white house. the staff doesn't return the calls. we don't get tours. some of it is kind of petty. because there is so much of it there is clearly something there. he goes to the meeting. he wants to talk about you going home for the august recess, plug our views on spending and taxes. he gets asked by a democratic congressman from new york. i'm trying to get an energy loan and i can't get it through the process. the lawmaker said i should probably ask the staff and the president snapped back you should ask the staff. that is probably a staff question. be
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Aug 8, 2013 3:00am PDT
in washington and moscow. first let's start in washington where cnn's jill dougherty is standing by at the white house. jill, this is a clear area of expertise for you. you worked in moscow for many years. what does this mean? >> i think it means that the wheels are coming off this relationship pretty fast, kate. there will be a meeting here in washington tomorrow with senior russian and u.s. officials, but it could be a tough one. there will be no see you in september summit in moscow between presidents barack obama and vladimir putin. state department spokeswoman jen psaki telling cnn's jake tapper -- >> our relationship with russia has been a roller coaster ride at times. >> reporter: the white house does say president obama will attend the g-20 summit in st. petersburg, russia. both men will be in the same room there but so far, no plans for a one on one. the biggest reason for the snub, moscow's decision to give nsa leaker edward snowden temporary asylum in russia but the white house has a litany of issues where the two countries are at odds. arms control, missile defense, trade, global sec
CNN
Aug 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> the time line is definitely interesting. that's for sure. thank you, chris. let's go from washington straight to the ground on syria where today weapons inspectors are expected to return to one of the sites of that suspected chemical weapons attack in damascus to look for evidence. cnn is the only western network now reporting from damascus and that is where fred pleitgen is standing by. anything we've learned on what they've learned so farp? >> reporter: they did say their first day yesterday of looking for things was quite productive. they say they managed to get a lot of samples. it's unclear what that is. there was some video that came out that the opposition put online of a cupical of weapons inspectors standing in front of some plastic bags. it's unclear what was in there and they managed to speak to some victims of the alleged attack, also some of the doctors at the field hospitals who are of course the ones who collected that initial information and as that attack was going on, on wednesday. the syrian government is clearly hearing the message from the united states. the fore
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Aug 2, 2013 3:00am PDT
as possible to be reunited with his son. kate, back to you. >> phil, thanks so much. many in washington consider the asylum decision a complete slap in the face that has set back relations with moscow. president obama might, they are considering backing out of a planned meeting next month with russia's president. let's go live to the white house for more on this, dan lothian standing by. everyone is wondering what is the white house's next move. >> all of this comes at a difficult time in u.s./russia relations while a source tells cnn the russians had been signaling this move the white house says they were not told ahead of time that snowden would be getting temporary asylum. all of this is putting pressure on president obama to get tough on president putin. it may take a much bigger reset button. >> russia has stabbed us in the back. >> reporter: to ease tense relations. >> this is not going to help the relations between the united states and russia. >> reporter: after nsa leaker edward snowden got the asylum he was asking for and wikileaks tweets "we have won the battle." >> we are ex
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Aug 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
between president obama and putin and cast a big chill on relations between washington and moscow. >>> troubled actress amanda bynes expected in court for a hearing on her future. she's been in a hospital for more than two weeks after allegeding setting fire to a neighbor's driveway in california along with other bizarre behavior. the judge wants to speak directly to amanda before ruling on whether her mother should be granted traert legal control on her life. >> one of the upsides to the celebration fascination it can highlight every issue families deal with, addiction, and emotional problems. >> and mental health and all of those things. >> good to see it play out with people just care about. interesting instruction. >> good point. >>> we'll take a break, coming up on "new day" one of the winners of the $448 million jackpot which i'm still bitter about, are coming forward to claim. he's got big plans for the money. we'll tell you about it. >>> and cbs in a bitter bat well time warn battle with time warner cable. why it may be settled this weekend, you could get your channel back
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Aug 15, 2013 3:00am PDT
the stories you need to know out of washington. hundreds dead in egypt, but we have yet to hear from president obama. what will the white house do next? what can they do is a good question? let's go to chief correspondent john king to talk about this. we have secretary of state kerry came out yesterday condemning the violence strongly. we did hear from josh earnest, the president's spokesman. but there's criticism that we have yet to hear from the president himself. is that fair -- is that fair criticism of him at this point? >> it is because this is such a huge international story. it's also fair the the president should get a vacation. this curse happens to every president. they go off on vacation. something big happens in the country or the world and there's a day or two they can decide if they can stay on vacation. the reason this is a big issue and the reason people are saying where is the president is this is a bet gone bad by the obama administration. they wouldn't call this a coupe. they didn't like the morsi government. they thought the morsi government was too anti-west. they made a
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Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
yourselveses. >> time for the political gut check. the stories you need out of washington and around the country. first mitt romney campaigned in the 2012 presidential election on getting rid of president obama's health care law. while attending his first political fund-raiser since the election he advised against plans by fellow are you ables trying to do that. what's going on? we talked about this yesterday a little bit. it seems mitt romney is joining the chorus with other big names and presidential hopefuls, marco rubio included, who want to shut down the government if the health care law isn't te funded. the question is i don't think mitt romney is the guy that marco rubio and rand paul and ted cruz are trying to talk to and appease in this debate. >> no. they are trying to speak to their tea party backers. but it's interesting to hear mitt romney weigh in, even though you would say, he's not the most influential republican there is. i think this is intriguing. he doesn't have maybe the political ax to grind he once did. he 's talking about the realities of what happened if they
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Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
straight out of washington. governor chris christie taking back support of a gun control bill in a move some say could cost lives. mark kelly who in his words says the veto puts political ambition over public safety. john king is here to break it all down for us. i hope you are off to a good monday. >> is there such a thing. >> yes. we are going to fake it until we make it. chris christie says he wants changes before he can sign on. all of the decisions that he makes as governor are viewed through the prism of the 2016 presidential election. is that fair at this point? >> he is also on the ballot this november running for reelection as governor. all is fair in life and politics. so governor christy after newtown shooting said he will support gun control but now says he won't support this bill because it will take away weapons people who have them. he also says for a new background check system that the technology is not in place. he will say that is my position. and critics will say you are back pedaling because if you go to iowa down the road conservatives and gun rights are important.
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Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
, it would be a big mistake. >>> there has been growing pressure on washington since the president struck a cautious tone against syria last thursday. >> we don't expect cooperation given their past history. and, you know, what i do believe is that although the situation in syria is very difficult and the notion that the u.s. could somehow solve what is a secreta secretaryian complex problem. there is no doubt when you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale that is very troublesome. this is something that is going to require america's attention and hopefully the entire international community's attention. >> the red line comment you made was about a year ago this week. we know there are things that qualify for crossing that red line. >> i have to say this. when we take action -- let's take the example of syria. there are rules of international law. if the u.s. goes in and attacks another country without a u.n. mandate and without clear evidence that can be presented then there are questions in terms of whether international law supports it. do we have the coalition to make it
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Aug 21, 2013 3:00am PDT
happens now? we have live team coverage overseas and washington. let's start first with arwa damon live from beirut. what's the latest you're hearing, arwa? >> reporter: those images are so hard to watch and it's absolutely horrible scenes of lifeless children, doctors trying to desperately resuscitate others. i just spoke via skype with a doctor who says he is in syria, we cannot independently verify that. he said they're struggling in primitive conditions, unable to attend to all of those who are suffering the side effects of what he is also saying was a chemical attack. they look atroprine and oxygen. another volunteer medics throughout all of this, if you'll remember, he was describing the symptoms he personally felt. he said he initially lost vision and then he lost all feeling in his body, and at one point, he collapsed. now this is not the first time that we've heard claims of chemical weapons being used in syria. it is, however, the first time that the death toll from any of these alleged attacks has been this high, hundreds reportedly were killed. >> arwa, thank you for the rep
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Aug 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
in 15 years he's not in the legislature or in washington. he'll spend time with his family. he lost the race for the full seat, ted kennedy's seat and passed when john kerry went to secretary of state and passing on running for governor. if he wants to stay in the national debate eventually he has to run for something. >> good point. there has been one big surprise this summer i would argue is the relative silence or quiet of the august recess. not as many fiery town halls as we expected from the past considering the contentious issues congress is facing. when they come back, immigration, big budget battles including how they'll deal with the obama care question. do you think this is a good sign or bad sign for lawmakers coming back. >> if you talk to strategists in both parties especially republicans, because the house isn't especially big when it comes to the immigration debate. there are fewer town hall meetings but there is sense among republicans there hasn't been as much screaming and volatility so maybe you get a chance of something done there. if you listen to the republican
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Aug 13, 2013 3:00am PDT
out of washington and around the country. back into the political arena monday is hillary clinton tackling what she calls an assault on voting rights. >> not every obstacle is related to race, but anyone who says that racial discrimination is no longer a problem in american elections must not be paying attention. >> her remarks kick off a series of policy speeches coming her way this fall and john king is here to break it down for us. good morning, john. >> good morning. skip the segue. >> i was going to skip the segue. i was going to save you from the segue this morning. this is our new challenge. how uncomfortable can i make john king. this was a big political speech as we heard some of it. are you surprised by it? it's a policy speech but it's taking on a very political issue. >> look, she knows exactly what she's doing. i'm not surprised by it because her team has signaled she's going to give this series of speeches and she wants to talk about issues that are prominent in the national and international debate. the voting rights debate is front and center in our legal policy de
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